3rd Grade PE Learning Targets
Physical Education, 3
ALT: Academic Learning Target
AST: Academic Supporting Target
BSD K-5 Physical Education ALT 1: Physical Skills (Psychomotor)
The physically literate individual demonstrates motor skill competency in a variety of physical activities.
Locomotor - Hopping, galloping, running, sliding, skipping, leaping
AST 1.3.1 Leaps and slides using a mature pattern..
Locomotor - Jogging, running
AST 1.3.2 Runs with a mature pattern.
AST 1.3.3 Varies time and force with gradual increases and decreases.
Locomotor - Jumping & landing, horizontal plane
AST 1.3.4 Jumps & lands in the horizontal planes using a mature pattern.
Locomotor - Jumping & landing, vertical plane
AST 1.3.5 Jumps & lands in the vertical planes using a mature pattern.
Locomotor - Dance
AST 1.3.6 Performs teacher- selected and developmentally appropriate rhythmic activity steps and movement patterns.
Locomotor - Combinations
AST 1.3.7 Performs a sequence of locomotor skills, transitioning from one skill to another smoothly and without hesitation.
Non-Locomotor (Stability) - Balance
AST 1.3.8 Balances on different bases of support, demonstrating muscular tension and extensions of free body parts.
Non-Locomotor (Stability) - Weight transfers
AST 1.3.9 Transfers weight from feet to hands for momentary weight support.
Non-Locomotor (Stability) - Weight transfer, rolling
AST 1.3.10 Applies skill in general activity.
Non-Locomotor (Stability) - Curling & stretching; twisting & bending
AST 1.3.11 Moves into and out of a variety of balances with curling, twisting & stretching actions.
Non-Locomotor (Stability) - Combinations
AST 1.3.12 Combines locomotor skills and movement concepts (levels, shapes, extensions, pathways, force, time, flow) to create and perform a dance.
Non-Locomotor (Stability) - Balance & weight transfers
AST 1.3.13 Combines balance and weight transfers with movement concepts to create and perform a dance or gymnastic and rhythmic sequence.
Manipulative - Underhand throw
AST 1.3.14 Throws underhand to a partner or target with reasonable accuracy.
Manipulative - Overhand throw
AST 1.3.15 Throws overhand, demonstrating 3 of the 5 critical elements of a mature pattern, in non-dynamic environments (closed skills), for distance and/or force.
Manipulative - Catching
AST 1.3.16 Catches a gently tossed hand-size ball from a partner, demonstrating 4 of the 5 critical elements of a mature pattern
Manipulative - Dribbling/ball control with hands
AST 1.3.17 Dribbles and travels in general space at slow to moderate jogging speed, with control of ball and body
Manipulative - Dribbling/ball control with feet
AST 1.3.18 Dribbles with the feet in general space at slow to moderate jogging speed with control of ball and body.
Manipulative - Passing & receiving with feet
AST 1.3.19 Passes & receives a ball with the insides of the feet to a stationary partner, “giving” on reception before returning the pass.
Manipulative - Kicking
AST 1.3.20 Uses a continuous running approach and intentionally performs a kick along the ground and a kick in the air, demonstrating 4 of the 5 critical elements of a mature pattern for each.
AST 1.3.21 Uses a continuous running approach and kicks a stationary ball for accuracy.
Manipulative - Volley, underhand
AST 1.3.22 Volleys an object with an underhand or sidearm striking pattern, sending it forward over a net, to the wall or over a line to a partner, while demonstrating 4 of the 5 critical elements of a mature pattern.
Manipulative - Striking, short implement
AST 1.3.23 Strikes an object with a short-handled implement, sending it forward over a low net or to a wall.
AST 1.3.24 Strikes an object with a short-handled implement while demonstrating 3 of the 5 critical elements of a mature pattern.
Manipulative - Striking, long implement
AST 1.3.25 Strikes a ball with a long-handled implement (e.g., hockey stick, bat, golf club), sending it forward, while using proper grip for the implement. Note: Use a batting tee or ball tossed by teacher for batting
Manipulative - Jumping rope
AST 1.3.26 Performs intermediate jump-rope skills (e.g., a variety of tricks, running in and out of long rope) for both long and short ropes.
BSD K-5 Physical Education ALT 2: Fitness & Movement Concepts (Cognitive)
The physically literate individual demonstrates and applies knowledge of a physically active lifestyle and concepts/strategies related to movement and performance.
Movement Concepts - Space
AST 2.3.1 Recognizes the concept of open spaces in a movement context.
Movement Concepts - Shapes, pathways, levels
AST 2.3.2 Recognizes locomotor skills specific to a wide variety of physical activities.
Movement Concepts - Speed, direction, force
AST 2.3.3 Combines movement concepts (direction, levels, force, time) with skills as directed by the teacher.
Movement Concepts - Strategies & tactics
AST 2.3.4 Applies simple strategies & tactics in chasing activities.
AST 2.3.5 Applies simple strategies in fleeing activities.
Physical Activity Knowledge
AST 2.3.6 Charts participation in physical activities outside physical education class.
AST 2.3.7 Identifies physical activity benefits as a way to become healthier
Engages in Physical Activity
AST 2.3.8 Engages in the activities of physical education class without teacher prompting.
AST 2.3.9 Identifies the components of health-related physical fitness.
AST 2.3.10 Recognizes the importance of warm- up & cool-down relative to vigorous physical activity.
Assessment and Program Planning
AST 2.3.11 Demonstrates, with teacher direction, the health-related fitness components.
AST 2.3.12 Completes health- related physical fitness assessments (pre and post) with teacher direction.
AST 2.3.13 Identifies foods that are beneficial for before and after physical activity.
AST 2.3.14 Discusses the relationship between physical activity and good health.
AST 2.3.15 Discusses the challenge that comes from learning a new physical activity.
BSD K-5 Physical Education ALT 3: Personal & Social Skills (Affective)
The physically literate individual demonstrates responsible, safe, and respectful social skills for self, equipment and others.
AST 3.3.1 Exhibits personal responsibility in teacher-directed activities.
AST 3.3.2 Works independently for extended periods of time.
AST 3.3.3 Accepts and implements positive specific corrective feedback from the teacher.
Working With Others
AST 3.3.4 Works cooperatively with others.
AST 3.3.5 Praises others for their success in movement performance.
Rules & Etiquette
AST 3.3.6 Exhibits the use of rules and etiquette in physical activity with peers.
AST 3.3.7 Works independently and safely in physical activity settings.
Self-Expression & Enjoyment
AST 3.3.8 Reflects on the reasons for enjoying selected physical activities.
AST 3.3.9 Describes the positive social interactions that come when engaged with others in physical activity.